|The Pathfinder - James Fenimore Cooper|
LibriVox recording of The Pathfinder, by James Fenimore Cooper. Read by Mark F. Smith. Natty Bumppo goes by many names: La Longue Carabine, Hawk Eye, Leatherstocking, and in this tale, The Pathfinder. Guide, scout, hunter, and when put to it, soldier, he also fills a lot of roles in pre-Revolution upstate New York. An old friend, Sergeant Dunham of the 55th Regiment of Foot, asks him to guide his daughter through the wilderness to the fort at Oswego where Dunham serves...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; cowboy; frontiersman; marksman; western
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|The People of the Abyss - Jack London|
LibriVox recording of The People of the Abyss, by Jack London. Read by Peter Yearsley. Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly enough on which to survive. Even if they were able to work, they were paid only enough to allow them a pitiful existence. He grew to know and empathise with these forgotten (or ignored) people as he spoke with them and tasted the workhouse, life on the streets, .....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; London; poor; destitute; exploitation
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|Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson|
Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; pirates; Stevenson; treasure; children's literature
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